August Gustav Patecek Jr. passed away in Covington on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the age of 86. He was the son of the late Alvina Mary Noe Patecek and the late August Gustav Patecek Sr. He was the brother of the late Zeno Alvin Patecek. August did not marry. He is survived by his niece Angela Marie Patecek and his nephew Paul Michael Patecek.
August was a native of Covington Louisiana and spent much of his early life in the family business of making and repairing shoes. The business was started by his late father and continued by him and his late brother. August served in the Army of the United States from 1951 to 1953 and received an honorable discharge with the rank of Corporal.
Family and friends are welcome to pay their respects during the Inurnment services to take place on Thursday, September 28, 2017 starting promptly at 1:30 PM at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery 34888 Grantham College Dr, Slidell, LA 70460.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA. 985-875-1131
Mary was married to her beloved husband, the late Dennis Leo DeLatte, for 35 years. She was the loving mother of Tim DeLatte (wife Sarah) and Mark DeLatte (wife Dana). Mary was the proud grandmother of Charlotte and Isabelle. She was the sister of Edward Cantey, III. (wife Karen) and Mercedes LaCoste (husband Milton).
Mary was a meticulous, patient, artistic and fiercely independent woman, who was always “getting ready, to get ready”. Most of all, she loved God and cherished every opportunity to allow His love to shine through her. “God knows every hair on your head and he loves you warts and all.” – Mary DeLatte
Relatives and friends were invited to the Funeral Service at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at noon with visitation from 10 a.m. until service time. Interment followed the service at the Abita Springs City Cemetery, Abita Springs, LA.